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Is the Interview Enough to Determine a Candidate’s Cultural Fit?

by Anastasia C. Valentine on February 17, 2016

 

According to Dice.com, a record 78% of hiring managers are planning to hire tech talent this year.  Currently, we’re under no delusions about just how competitive the market for IT professionals has become. Every industry and sector demands key technology players to keep their business ahead of the game. The right combination of skills and […]

 

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Resource 1 Announces New Account Executive, Kristen Long

by Resource 1 on January 28, 2016

 

Resource 1, an established Information Technology consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of one of their newest team members, Kristen Long. Kristen has over 18 years of experience building client relationships for businesses throughout the greater Chicagoland area. This extensive experience has led to her position as an Account Manager on the Enterprise […]

 

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How To Customize Your IT Resume For Your Dream Job

by Anastasia C. Valentine on December 17, 2015

 

Writing a strong technical resume is a true art form.  How do we engage our audience to read past the first three lines of each paragraph to hear what we truly have to say? What keeps a potential employer from reading further? In a 2012 study by TheLadders.com, they concluded that “recruiters only spend 6 […]

 

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Anastasia Valentine, Executive Vice President of Resource1, Recognized as a Leading Woman in Staffing

by Gary R. Moore on October 22, 2015

 

    Recently, our Executive Vice President Anastasia Valentine was recognized as an accomplished woman in the staffing world. Anastasia has been immersed in the staffing industry for 23 years, starting her first staffing position right after graduating from Northern Illinois University with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. Her drive and […]

 

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Strategies to Bridge Communication in a Cross Generational Workplace

by Anastasia C. Valentine on October 5, 2015

 

  How do you clearly communicate anything in a workplace that mixes two or more generations? Today’s workforce is a diverse tribe of Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials, presenting an unparalleled challenge to companies large and small. Each generation comes with its own workplace advantages and disadvantages. The key to communicating with different generations […]

 

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4 Nearly Impossible-to-Fill Tech Hires and How to Find Them

by John A. Mussatto on August 31, 2015

 

  Have you ever encountered an IT position that you just cannot fill? No matter how extensively you search the local talent pool, no viable candidates turn up. Meanwhile, a variety of other positions have been opened and filled with minimal effort. It is not a stretch to say that you are at your wit’s […]

 

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